On this MA, you’ll gain an advanced general grounding in philosophy, forming a good basis for further research.
This course includes innovative modules in both the analytic and continental traditions of philosophy, reflecting the wide range of interests within the Department of Philosophy. In assessments, you may concentrate on just one of these traditions, or both.
Why choose this course?
Philosophy at Sussex is ranked 5th in the UK (The Guardian University Guide 2018).
We encourage a wide range of approaches to philosophical issues, allowing you to specialise in either the analytic or continental traditions, or to combine both.
Our faculty have a wide variety of research interests, with strengths in various traditions of European and analytic philosophy including aesthetics, philosophy of mind, logic, language, phenomenology, Kant, Hegel, Marx, and social and political philosophy.
Full-time and part-time study
Choose to study this course full time or part time, to fit around your work and family life. Modules for the full-time course are listed below.
For details about the part-time course, contact Philosophy Postgraduate Convener Dr Gordon Finlayson at [email protected]
How will I study?
Taught modules are assessed by term papers of 5,000 words. At the end of the year, you also submit a dissertation of up to 15,000 words.
Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.